A Prospective Study on Clinical Profile and Management of Obstructive Jaundice
Keywords:Obstructive jaundice, Management, Clinical profile
Background: There are various causes of obstructive jaundice, choledocholithias is the commonest. Patients with obstructive jaundice usually present with complain of yellow skin and eyes, pale stools, dark coloured urine, jaundice, and pruritus. A correct pre-operative diagnosis in almost always possible today because of advances in imaging techniques over the decades. The objectives of the study were to study the clinical profile and management of patients with obstructive jaundice.Methods: This was institution based, interventional, prospective, randomised, analytical studyprospective andobservational study. Study was conducted at Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, West Bengal from March 2018 to August 2019 including 80 patients.Thorough history taking and clinical examination was done. Patients undergone for various laboratory investigations, and radiological evaluation. Template was generated in MS excel sheet and analysis was done on SPSS software. Results: Among 80 Obstructive Jaundicepatients, 37 (46.25%%) were male and 43 (53.75%) were female. The majority of patients (53.75%) were 31-50 yrs of age.Jaundice as per history in benign conditions was in 38 patients (73.08%) and in malignant condition 26 patients (92.87%). Conclusion: In the present study the occurrence of obstructive jaundice was maximum in the 31-70 year age group. Open exploration of CBD under experienced hands was a good treatment modality in the management of obstructive jaundice
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